Weather Update and School Closure Announcement

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Updated at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017

Weather Update and School Closure Announcement

Pinellas County Schools will be CLOSED Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 and Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017.

Thursday, Sept. 14 and Friday, Sept. 15, 2017: Pinellas County has numerous power outages and we are still assessing the condition of our schools. A decision about when schools will re-open will be made as soon as possible and communicated to all families and employees

Information on weather-related closures will be communicated by: 

  • A recorded phone message to all employees and families

  • E-mail message to employees and families

  • Information posted on the district website: www.pcsb.org

  •  Information will be shared with local TV, radio, print and online news outlets

  • Information posted on district Facebook and Twitter (www.facebook.com/mypinellasschools and www.twitter.com/my_pcs)

  • Information posted on WPDS-Ch. 14 (UHF Ch. 14, Bright House Networks Ch. 635, WOW Ch. 2. and Verizon Ch. 46)

  • Emergency Information Phone Line: (727) 588-6424. Call the Emergency Information Phone Line to hear a recorded update.

Storm-related online resources:

Pinellas County Emergency Management: http://www.pinellascounty.org/emergency/

National Hurricane Center: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

Announcement Date: 09-09-17 | Announcement Time: 12:30 p.m.

Pinellas County Schools will be CLOSED Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 and Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.

Pinellas County Schools will be closed Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 and Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 due to Hurricane Irma.

Certain schools are operating as shelters. If you are in need of shelter, please check with Pinellas County Emergency Management for shelter information: http://www.pinellascounty.org/emergency/bulletin.htm.

Pinellas County Schools continues to work closely with Pinellas County Emergency Management to monitor Hurricane Irma and its potential impact on our region.

Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 and Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017: All Pinellas County Schools and school district offices will be CLOSED Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 and Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.

Looking ahead: It is too early to determine the impact of Hurricane Irma on school operations for Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. District safety managers will continue to monitor the storm and provide updates as they become available.

Information on weather-related closures will be communicated by: 

  • A recorded phone message to all employees and families

  • E-mail message to employees and families

  • Information posted on the district website: www.pcsb.org

  •  Information will be shared with local TV, radio, print and online news outlets

  • Information posted on district Facebook and Twitter (www.facebook.com/mypinellasschools and www.twitter.com/my_pcs)

  • Information posted on WPDS-Ch. 14 (UHF Ch. 14, Bright House Networks Ch. 635, WOW Ch. 2. and Verizon Ch. 46)

  • Emergency Information Phone Line: (727) 588-6424. Call the Emergency Information Phone Line to hear a recorded update.

Storm-related online resources:

Pinellas County Emergency Management: http://www.pinellascounty.org/emergency/

National Hurricane Center: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

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